Melatonin boost a key to fighting breast cancer
Melatonin, a hormone produced in the human brain, appears to suppress the growth of breast cancer tumors.View story photos
Going the distance
In rural Tanzania, the residents of the Milola and Naitolia villages face a long, hard road to move from subsistence to prosperity. But they also know that tough trips go easier with a partner.
MSU’s David Kramer wins international innovation prize
David Kramer, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor in photosynthesis and bioenergetics, is the 2016 recipient of the International Society of Photosynthesis Research Innovation Award.View story photos
MSU professor selected for American Chemical Society award
MSU professor of chemistry Xuefei Huang, has been selected to receive the Melville L. Wolfrom Award from the American Chemical Society. The award acknowledges outstanding service to the ACS Carbohydrate Division and to the field of carbohydrate chemistry.View story photos
As students gear up for the 2016-17 academic year, experts share a variety of tips and pieces of advice on topics ranging from health to personal security.View story photos
FRIB open house Saturday
The public is invited to visit the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, now under construction, and the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory now conducting rare isotope research at MSU. FRIB and NSCL are forefront research facilities that push the boundaries of science and allow researchers to explore unknown nuclear realms.
Female forensic scientists more stressed than males
Women may be at the forefront of the fast-growing forensic science field, but they’re also more stressed than their male counterparts, indicates new research led by an MSU criminologist.View story photos
Are urban black males shortchanged in classroom?
Giving special treatment to young urban black males in the high school classroom runs the risk of shortchanging these students academically once they get to college, indicates a new study by an MSU education scholar.View story photos
Christopher Oakley: The best place to be
After receiving his doctorate in biology from Florida State University in 2011, Christopher Oakley joined the lab of Doug Schemske, MSU Hannah Distinguished Professor of plant biology, as a postdoctoral researcher because he felt it was “the best place to be.”View story photos